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Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font
Centralised black and white photo of two figures on a bridge over river with trees either side and Paris au cours du temps Jörg Rubbert in white and grey font

Paris au cours du temps

Straßenfotografien / Photographies de rue / Street Photographs 1988-2019

By (author) Jörg Rubbert

£52.00

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  • An exploration of the city’s nostalgic atmosphere
  • The “theatre of life” on the streets
  • Stories about everyday life in a metropolis
  • Text in English, German and French
Full Description

Jörg Rubbert’s series of photos about Paris, taken over a period of 30 years between 1988 and 2019, views the city and its people from different perspectives. His images feature bourgeois neighbourhoods and majestic public squares as well as run-down areas and famous red-light districts. Rubbert focuses both on the city’s unique atmosphere and on its residents. He consistently makes use of analogue photography without digital add-ons, exclusively relying on natural light.

With their dense atmosphere, blurred focus, high contrasts, and in some cases grainy appearance, Rubbert’s photos are “imperfect” in the best sense of the word, taking on an almost painterly quality.

His images approach their subject from two different angles. They show Paris, with its striking architecture and picturesque atmosphere, through the lens of accentuated nostalgia, yet they also shine a light on people’s lives and the city’s current social condition. In a demonstration that the streets still form the real stage of the “theatre of life,” they put a spotlight on the seemingly trivial stories of everyday life.

Text in English, German and French.

Specifications
Publisher
Verlag Kettler
ISBN
9783862069323
Published
30th Nov 2021
Binding
Hardback
Territory
World excluding Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Size
280 mm x 245 mm
Pages
208 Pages
Illustrations
166 b&w
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